travois road
Skid road Skid road (Logging) (a) A road along which logs are dragged to the skidway or landing; -- called also {travois road} or {travoy road}. (b) A road having partly sunken transverse logs (called skids) at intervals of about five feet. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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